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Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Passive versus Active Investing: Your Choice

Until recently, all ETFs were index funds. And in the past few years, most index funds have been ETFs. On March 25, 2008, Bear Stearns introduced an actively managed ETF: the Current Yield ETF [more…]

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

10 FAQs about ETFs

An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is something of a cross between an index mutual fund and a stock. Because ETFs are relatively new to investors, they have a lot of questions. [more…]

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

ETFs Can Make Failure Even Easier!

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were brought into being by marketing people from the Toronto Stock Exchange who saw a way to beef up trading volume. Unlike mutual funds, which can be bought and sold only [more…]

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

The All-Important P/E Ratio in ETF Investing

Investment legend Benjamin Graham liked to use something called the P/E ratio. The P stands for price; the E stands for earnings. When the market price of a stock [more…]

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Revamping Your Portfolio with Life Changes: Marriage, Divorce, and Babies

Just as you may need a new suit if you lose or gain weight, sometimes you need to tailor your portfolio in response to changes in your life. Rebalancing your portfolio, making tactical adjustments, and [more…]

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